[Coco] ToolShed and Windows

Frank Pittel fwp at deepthought.com
Fri Aug 11 17:57:09 EDT 2006

If I knew there was still a market for it I woulnd't have thrown
out my old Borland compilers. If my memory is accurate (big if)
Borland had made a number of their compilers available for free


On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 03:31:41PM -0500, Boisy Pitre wrote:
> For those who have been asking for Windows support in ToolShed (the  
> OS-9/Disk BASIC file utilities at www.nitros9.org), I thought this  
> might be of interest.
> I have successfully compiled ToolShed using Borland's C++ Builder  
> 2006 and am running the utilities on Windows.  I have access to this  
> development environment through work, and it's a rather expensive  
> IDE.  However, Borland is selling its tools division and has recently  
> announced their "Turbo" products will be making a comeback.  See:  
> http://www.turboexplorer.com/
> As the website states, Turbo C++/C#/Delphi will come in "Explorer"  
> versions that are FREE of charge and downloadable.  The professional  
> version will cost $500 and will have more features, and there will be  
> a student version for $100.  I fully expect ToolShed to be compilable  
> by Turbo C++ Explorer, which is free.  This in turn should allow more  
> Windows-based development of these cross tools.
> This new development should once and for all settle the poor support  
> that ToolShed has had under the Windows platform.
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